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Maintenance Technician II

Lake County, Illinois
Start date
Nov 2, 2023

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Quality, Quality Assurance
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
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The primary function is the maintenance, repair, calibration and improvement of on-site equipment, utilities, facilities, and instruments in support of production operations, manufacturing, utility, and R&D (labs, warehouses, office facilities). This team member will perform mechanical or electrical support within the maintenance department (metrology support may be required depending on the location).

·       Adhere to AbbVie’s code of conduct and safety policies. Ensure that GxP and safe work policies and procedures are followed/maintained in accordance with established company policies. Compliance with safety policy necessitates wearing appropriate PPE, completing required EHS training, identifying and submitting “Safety Opportunities”/“Near-Misses”, and promoting a safety culture by supporting safety related programs (e.g., actively participating in JSAs/HSAs). Complete training on time.

·       Maintains the function of department assets to ensure production goals and quality standards are met. Maintains quality standards when populating or executing relevant documentation (i.e., WO&SOPs, etc.). Ensures that documentation is maintained (e.g., attachments doc forwarded appropriately), identifies inconsistencies and/or errors in relevant documentation and punctually fixes errors with supervisor. 

·       Prepares necessary documentation for correction of errors. Accurately documents all maintenance activity in CMMS. Performs senior level maintenance work on various equipment and systems including machine lubrication, inspection, repair, and fabrication. Provides troubleshooting, preventive, and demand maintenance work on a variety of equipment/systems including centrifuges, compressors, gear boxes, autoclaves, washers, mixers, etc. along with other equipment related to production or facility operations. 

·       May perform pipefitting, welding, building maintenance and other work. Work may be mechanical or electrical in nature. Does preventive maintenance work on plant equipment including but not limited to, machine lubrication, inspection, repair, and light fabrication, air handlers, and utility system components.  Will perform predictive maintenance where applicable. Ordering and installing parts and material on various equipment is expected.

·       Works on assignments that are semi-routine in nature but recognizes the need for occasional deviation from accepted practice. Normally follows established procedures on routine work, requires instructions only on new. Educates peers on existing hazards in the work area. Capable of training others on routine tasks. Performs light machining work on machine lathes and milling machines, etc., to make basic shafts and cut keyways, etc.


·       HS diploma with 5+ yrs experience OR Relevant Certificate with 3+ yrs experience OR associates technical degree with 1+ yrs experience.

·       Years of work experience in the field of mechanics, indicating proficiency in all aspects of mechanical construction and maintenance work including the demonstrated ability to work well with others in a commercial and/or industrial work environment.

·       Experience in mechanical trades, electrical up to 480v, HVAC/R, PLC / Controls, Instrumentation, welding are recognized. Must demonstrate proficiency in multiple skilled trade disciplines as defined by the department skills matrix.

·       Will have advanced understanding of all aspects of physics and mechanical theory and application to mechanical systems in a commercial and/or industrial environment.

·       Must know all CMMS functions that pertain to mechanical maintenance, PM and related activities. Will be able to perform advanced troubleshooting and mechanical repairs, have ability to install mechanical equipment and accessories according to Abbvie Engineering Standards.

·       Knowledge and ability to apply proper hand tools in an industrial setting. Knowledge and ability to use basic power tools (such as electric drills, drill press, saws, grinders, pneumatic and hydraulic tools). Ability to accurately use measuring tools (calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, scales). Assists in root cause investigation and reliability centered maintenance analysis. Basic computer skills (MS Windows).  Solid written and verbal communication skills. On an independent basis, the individual must be able to evaluate the use of various resources and make knowledgeable decisions regarding safety, company standards and policies.

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community, and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.


AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

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1 North Waukegan Road
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